5/19/15-Rod Stewart: Genres and Kids!

todayMay 19, 2015


Rod StewartRod Stewart has joked that with his new A$AP Rocky collaboration he will soon have more ‘genres than children’.
A$AP Rocky’s new song ‘Everyday’ samples an obscure Rod Stewart vocal from a 1968 recorded for Australian band Python Lee Jackson, a “Lost 45” called “In a Broken Dream.”
Sydney’s Python Lee Jackson formed in Sydney in 1965 and relocated to London in 1968. The Stewart vocal was recorded in 1968 but remained unreleased until after Stewart became famous as a solo artist. It was eventually released in 1972 just as Stewart was releasing ‘You Wear It Well’ and reached no 3 in the UK.
Stewart obviously liked the song. He has included it on two of his compilation albums. Now rapper A$AP Rocky has sampled the song on his new record ‘Everyday’.
Stewart tweeted that he will have soon have ‘more genres than children’. For the record, Rod Stewart has eight children. The oldest Sarah is 52. The youngest Aiden is four.
According to Stewart’s tweet he has six genres including hip-hop but you can soon add another one . country. Rod Stewart add the new country chapter to his career with the album ‘Another Country’ due in October.

Written by: Barry Scott

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